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Hug yourself with HYGGE

Here in Denver winter has finally set in. Spoiled by unseasonal warmth, the recent days of chill have shocked my system and reminded me that we are moving into the throes of winter. No matter where you are [in the northern hemisphere – that is] the cold weather blues may be creeping in. For me, […]

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LECTINS, FRIEND OR FOE?

With the release of Dr. Steven Gundry’s latest book, The Plant Paradox, a new nutrition villain has emerged on the scene. Enter the LECTIN. Lectins are nothing new. They are a type of protein found in the foods we eat. It is thought that lectins evolved as part of a plant’s natural defense system, helping […]

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MIGHTY MUSHROOMS

Mushrooms are a power-house for immune protection. Because fungi grow in challenging circumstances, they specialize in producing antibiotics and various antiviral compounds. Many of us already use [and eat] the more common types of mushrooms, but it’s the lesser-known varietals that really pack a huge immunity punch. But first, let’s find out what to look […]

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BREAKING THE CYCLE OF BLAH: Option C! [ Intermittent fasting with Ellie]

INTRO:  Having worked with 100s of [busy SUPER]women around the country, the most common misconception is that I religiously practice EVERYTHING I teach. Well here’s the deal- I don’t. But it’s not because I don’t believe in what I teach. Some days, in spite of my best intentions, when I come home from meal planning for everyone […]

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BREAKING THE CYCLE OF BLAH: OPTION B! [naked food with Kerri]

OK kids, it’s time to talk about unpackaged carbs. Here’s the thing about packages— opening them is very satisfying. Wanting a snack and having a tidy package right there with a ready-made snack inside is extremely convenient and delicious. We used to have a cat that would come running when he heard the rustling of […]

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